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Re: garbage collection with Unique and Temporary

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  • Subject: [mg69777] Re: garbage collection with Unique and Temporary
  • From: "Chris Chiasson" <chris at>
  • Date: Sat, 23 Sep 2006 04:43:52 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <>

I think the folowing might show the answer, which is, "Yes".


From In[1]:=


Information::notfound:Symbol $1 not found.

On 9/22/06, Chris Chiasson <chris at> wrote:
> Imagine that, inside a Module, I manually create a variable using
> Unique and assign it the Temporary attribute. If the variable does not
> appear in any definitions when the module exits, will it be garbage
> collected via Remove? If not, what happens?
> --


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